Car wheels in deep winter snow
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The ‘winterisation’ charge, which includes the price of winter tyres and/or snow chains, varies widely and is often only payable at the rental desk. Sixt in Turin, for example, charge £68 for ‘winterisation’ and Avis in Geneva charges £53. ...

Man driving a rental car in Europe
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There are some great deals for travellers who want to book their hire car now for their summer holidays, rather than leaving it closer to the time, according to new research from iCarhireinsurance.com, a leading supplier of specialist car hire excess...

Woman using phone to access car club vehicle
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A car owner using their car for nine hours a week could save £250 a year if they switched to a Car Club; and for those driving only four hours per week, for example, the saving increases to £1,663.

Man using a calculator to add up car hire cost
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Winter sunseekers hiring a car need to be wary as the price of car hire extras can quadruple the car rental costs. The average price to hire a car in Barcelona this November is £129, but once extras such as excess insurance, sat nav, child car seat...

White van driving on road
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Students planning to hire a van to transport their stuff to university could save themselves £236 by letting their parents drive them and return the van to the original location.

Queue outside rental desk
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Nearly two thirds (60%) of hire car drivers find collecting a hire car unnecessarily complicated and stressful according to new research of over 2,000 UK drivers carried out by Opinium, on behalf of iCarhireinsurance.com, a leading provider of standa...